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All-Star Results - 1938

Game 6
July 6, 1938

 Crosley Field, Cincinnati Game Final 
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 American 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 7 4
 National 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 X   4 8 0
Home Runs: None
Attendance: 27,607

Game Recap

Rookie Johnny Vander Meer, coming off his back-to-back no-hitters only a month before, threw three scoreless innings to pace the National League to its second All-Star Game victory. He was complemented by Bill Lee and Mace Brown, as the trio scattered seven hits. The error-prone American League didn't help its cause, either.

1938: Lou's Last

Cincinnati's Crosley Field hosted the sixth Midsummer Classic, and Reds phenom Johnny Vander Meer (fresh off his back-to-back no hitters) took the hill as the starter. He got the win as the Nationals took advantage of four AL errors to notch their second All-Star Game win by a 4-1 margin. The game also marked the last All-Star Game appearance for the great Lou Gehrig. Joe DiMaggio drove in the only run for the American League, but also gave a run to the NL with a bizarre throwing error in the seventh that allowed the batter, Brooklyn's Leo Durocher, to come all the way around to score.

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American League
  Johnny Allen
  Earl Averill
  Doc Cramer
  Joe Cronin
  Bill Dickey
  Joe DiMaggio
  Bob Feller +
  Rick Ferrell +
  Jimmie Foxx
  Lou Gehrig
  Charlie Gehringer
  Lefty Gomez
  Hank Greenberg *
  Lefty Grove
  Bob Johnson
  Vern Kennedy +
  Mike Kreevich
  Buddy Lewis
  Johnny Murphy +
  Bobo Newsom +
  Red Rolfe +
  Red Ruffing +
  Cecil Travis +
  Rudy York
National League
  Mace Brown
  Tony Cuccinello +
  Harry Danning +
  Paul Derringer +
  Leo Durocher
  Ival Goodman
  Stan Hack
  Gabby Hartnett +
  Billy Herman
  Carl Hubbell +
  Cookie Lavagetto +
  Bill Lee
  Hank Leiber
  Ernie Lombardi
  Hersh Martin +
  Frank McCormick
  Joe Medwick
  Jo-Jo Moore +
  Mel Ott
  Babe Phelps *
  Jom Turner +
  Johnny Vander Meer
  Arky Vaughan +
  Lloyd Waner +
* Named to team but replaced due to injury
+ Did not enter game

Ralph Kiner, right, Pittsburgh Pirate slugger, enjoys a chat with another slugging great, Boston's Ted Williams before the start of the All-Star game at Comiskey Park, Chicago, IL, July 11, 1950.